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Students at UVic

The University of Victoria (UVic)

UVic is a medium-sized university, with 18,000 students attending degree programs in 12 Faculties and Divisions plus 2800 students studying English at UVic’s English Language Centre each year. Students at UVic enjoy a wide variety of modern facilities and convenient services such as:

Faculties and Programs

UVic is a comprehensive university, which means that we offer a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs, including professional degrees, and that we have a significant amount of research activity.

Our Campus • See Photos on Flickr


The university’s park-like campus is located 15-minutes from downtown and 5 minutes from the beach. Academic buildings are within easy walking distance of each other and 24-hour security makes the campus a safe place both day and night.

Interested in UVic Degree Programs?

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World University Rankings

UVic is ranked in the top 1% of world universities according to the Times Higher Education World University Ranking (2010).

Helpful Links


In order to perform an upgrade to Moodle, there will be an outage on Tuesday, September 1 from 7:30-9:00 am (Pacific Time). You may not be able to log in to your courses during this period.

Should you experience any problems after 9:00 am on Tuesday, September 1, please contact the Onlinehelp Desk at 250-721-8476 (toll-free 1-888-721-8476 in North America) or by email at